Lake Waccamaw

How Lake Waccamaw got rid of hydrilla

Lake Waccamaw has been bombarded with threats over the years—rising waters, algal blooms, excess nutrients, etc.—but the invasive plant hydrilla is finally under control. From the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media: Producers, Matthew Alexander & Emily Apadula; Scriptwriter & Narrator, A.J. O’Leary; Videographers, Bob Gunter & Drew Stevens; Second Camera: Alexander, O’Leary; Video Editor, Haley France; Executive Producer, Dr. Tom Linden